Nexcom First to Market to Offer WiMAX in Bulgaria

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Nexcom announced the launch of its commercial WiMAX network for high speed data and voice in 10 cities in Bulgaria, with plans to cover 85% of the population.

We are proud not only to be the first company to offer WiMAX service in Bulgaria, but to be a pioneer in market liberalization, providing the first real alternative to the incumbent operator. We are excited with the huge potential of WiMAX and we plan to quickly expand in more than 30 cities in 2007 covering 85% of the Bulgarian population.

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Nexcom Bulgaria (http://www.nexcom.bg), a leading telecommunications operator with more than 8 years of experience in Bulgaria, has announced today that it has launched the 1st commercial WiMAX network in Bulgaria and the Balkans. The network spans 10 cities and is based on the fixed 802.16 standard using the BreezeMAX™ suite from Alvarion – a WiMAX Forum founding member and worldwide leader in WiMAX deployments.

“The good news is that WiMAX is not just a promise for high-speed wireless voice, data and video transfer. WiMAX is already a reality in Bulgaria,” said Emil Nikolov, CEO of Nexcom Bulgaria. “We are proud not only to be the first company to offer WiMAX service in Bulgaria, but to be a pioneer in market liberalization, providing the first real alternative to the incumbent operator. We are excited with the huge potential of WiMAX and we plan to quickly expand in more than 30 cities in 2007 covering 85% of the Bulgarian population.”

Nexcom’s WiMAX network supports a myriad of applications and services, ranging from voice and high-speed data – both for residential and business customers, to leased line replacement and VPN for corporate users. Currently the company will provide fixed wireless solutions, progressively upgrading in 2007-2008 to nomadic and mobile services.

About Nexcom:

Nexcom (http://www.nexcom.bg) is the leading competitive telecommunications operator in Bulgaria offering voice and data services to business and residential customers. Nexcom is 100% owned by the US-based Nexcom Telecommunications LLC which pioneered the market for VoIP and alternative telecommunications service throughout Central and Eastern Europe in the late 90s.

For more information:

Milko D. Georgiev

Marketing Director

Tel: +359 2 490 1411

Fax: +359 2 963 4211

or

Sevelina Borisova

Marketing Communication Manager

Tel: +359 2 490 1422

Fax: +359 2 963 4211

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